Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Systems Management Server (SMS) over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 1058 1123
Rank change year-on-year +182 +65 -75
Permanent jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) 282 94 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.057% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 0.65% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 265 76 114
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £25,075
90th Percentile £52,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%

Systems Management Server (SMS) is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,126 14,364 16,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 9.21% 8.78% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12,353 11,735 13,268
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +6.95%

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Systems Management Server (SMS) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England.

Salary trend for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Management Server (SMS) in England

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +73 89 £32,500 +30.00% 14
North East +26 55 £31,500 +50.68% 6
South East +44 50 £33,000 +22.22% 11
London +8 48 £37,750 -20.53% 14
Midlands +37 39 £40,000 -23.81% 16
South West +25 28 £32,500 +25.00% 4
East of England +14 28 £35,000 -22.22% 8
East Midlands +29 21 £40,000 -23.81% 9
North West +10 21 £34,575 +9.76% 2
West Midlands +15 18 £35,000 -44.00% 7
Yorkshire +31 13 £39,000 +56.00% 6
Systems Management Server (SMS)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Systems Management Server (SMS) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Systems Management Server (SMS).

1 200 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 104 (36.88%) SQL
3 100 (35.46%) Windows
4 98 (34.75%) SQL Server
5 87 (30.85%) Active Directory
6 63 (22.34%) Windows Server
7 57 (20.21%) .NET
8 55 (19.50%) MS Exchange
9 50 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
9 50 (17.73%) VMware
10 49 (17.38%) C#
11 44 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 37 (13.12%) ITIL
14 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
15 35 (12.41%) Firewall
15 35 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (11.70%) HTML
17 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
17 32 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
18 31 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (10.99%) CSS
19 30 (10.64%) ASP.NET
19 30 (10.64%) Cisco
20 29 (10.28%) Office 365
21 28 (9.93%) VPN
22 25 (8.87%) T-SQL
23 24 (8.51%) Degree

Systems Management Server (SMS)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (19.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.09%) SharePoint
3 17 (6.03%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.90%) WordPress
5 7 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.13%) CMS
6 6 (2.13%) SAS
7 5 (1.77%) Drupal
7 5 (1.77%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.71%) IIS
9 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.35%) Confluence
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 50 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.28%) Office 365
3 19 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.77%) PaaS
6 4 (1.42%) IaaS
7 3 (1.06%) SaaS
8 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.41%) Firewall
2 28 (9.93%) VPN
3 21 (7.45%) DNS
4 20 (7.09%) DHCP
4 20 (7.09%) SAN
5 19 (6.74%) WAN
6 18 (6.38%) LAN
7 17 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.26%) VoIP
9 11 (3.90%) IPFIX
9 11 (3.90%) SMTP
9 11 (3.90%) SNMP
10 10 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (3.19%) Skype
12 6 (2.13%) Internet
12 6 (2.13%) VLAN
12 6 (2.13%) WLAN
13 4 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (34.75%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.96%) Power BI
5 14 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.55%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (3.19%) MySQL
8 8 (2.84%) OLAP
9 7 (2.48%) QlikView
10 6 (2.13%) Big Data
10 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.42%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 12 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.42%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.42%) JIRA
2 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.06%) Selenium
3 3 (1.06%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.71%) Grunt
4 2 (0.71%) gulp
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Code
4 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.35%) ERwin
5 1 (0.35%) MSI
5 1 (0.35%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) tSQLt
5 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (8.16%) Finance
2 9 (3.19%) Banking
2 9 (3.19%) Marketing
3 5 (1.77%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Back Office
4 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Law
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (22.70%) Developer
2 49 (17.38%) Analyst
3 27 (9.57%) IT Support
4 23 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 22 (7.80%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (7.09%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (4.96%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.96%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (3.90%) Security Engineer
11 11 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) Administrator
12 10 (3.55%) Business Analyst
12 10 (3.55%) Information Security Engineer
12 10 (3.55%) Junior
12 10 (3.55%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (20.21%) .NET
2 33 (11.70%) HTML
3 31 (10.99%) CSS
4 30 (10.64%) ASP.NET
5 20 (7.09%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.61%) jQuery
8 12 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (4.26%) Entity Framework
9 11 (3.90%) HTML5
10 10 (3.55%) Web Services
11 9 (3.19%) Ajax
11 9 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (2.84%) CSS3
13 7 (2.48%) Angular 2
13 7 (2.48%) XML
14 6 (2.13%) ASP.NET Core
15 5 (1.77%) Django
16 4 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.77%) iPhone
4 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.42%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.42%) iPad
6 3 (1.06%) Animation
6 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.06%) User Experience
7 2 (0.71%) BYOD
7 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.71%) Fintech
7 2 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Replication
7 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.46%) Windows
2 63 (22.34%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.74%) Windows 7
3 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.03%) Windows 10
5 16 (5.67%) Linux
6 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.13%) Android
7 6 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.06%) Unix
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) pSOS
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.12%) ITIL
4 23 (8.16%) Project Management
5 22 (7.80%) MVC
6 17 (6.03%) Service Management
7 16 (5.67%) Web Development
8 15 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.32%) OO
8 15 (5.32%) Scrum
9 14 (4.96%) Information Security
10 12 (4.26%) Change Management
11 11 (3.90%) Analytics
11 11 (3.90%) ETL
11 11 (3.90%) OOP
12 10 (3.55%) Data Loss Prevention
12 10 (3.55%) Forensic Analysis
12 10 (3.55%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.55%) SIEM
12 10 (3.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 104 (36.88%) SQL
2 49 (17.38%) C#
3 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
4 25 (8.87%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.26%) Python
7 10 (3.55%) Perl
8 9 (3.19%) PHP
8 9 (3.19%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.19%) VB
9 7 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.13%) VBA
11 4 (1.42%) VBScript
12 2 (0.71%) ES6
12 2 (0.71%) Java
13 1 (0.35%) C++
13 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (8.51%) Degree
3 13 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.90%) A+ Certification
4 11 (3.90%) CISSP
5 10 (3.55%) CEH
5 10 (3.55%) SANS
6 8 (2.84%) MCSE
7 7 (2.48%) OCA
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (2.13%) MCITP
8 6 (2.13%) MCP
9 4 (1.42%) MCSA
9 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.06%) ISEB
11 2 (0.71%) CCNA
11 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.74%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.06%) GDPR
3 3 (1.06%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) GxP
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (30.85%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.55%) Snort
5 3 (1.06%) vCloud
5 3 (1.06%) vSphere
6 2 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) SCCM
2 12 (4.26%) SCOM
3 10 (3.55%) RSA enVision
4 5 (1.77%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.06%) WSUS
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.35%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.35%) Terraform
7 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 200 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.73%) VMware
3 30 (10.64%) Cisco
4 21 (7.45%) Citrix
5 17 (6.03%) Google
6 13 (4.61%) Oracle
7 12 (4.26%) Tableau
8 11 (3.90%) Sophos
9 10 (3.55%) HP
9 10 (3.55%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.55%) Qualys
9 10 (3.55%) Sourcefire
10 8 (2.84%) Symantec
11 6 (2.13%) SAP
11 6 (2.13%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.77%) Dell
12 5 (1.77%) Lotus
12 5 (1.77%) Remedy
12 5 (1.77%) Veeam
13 3 (1.06%) Apple